Author: CanLyme

Looking at Lyme is an educational podcast created by the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation, designed to increase awareness and empower listeners with expert knowledge.
36. Turning pain into strength with Lyme warrior Gina Valles

36. Turning pain into strength with Lyme warrior Gina Valles

This week Sarah is joined by Gina Valles, a fitness coach with a degree in exercise science who founded Gina’s Total Fitness in Connecticut. In 2018, Gina was diagnosed with Lyme disease, which changed her life and outlook on fitness. Through her Instagram account, which has almost 180,000 followers, Gina shares her journey, workouts, and…

35. Innovation in Lyme disease research and treatment with Rossana Magnotta

35. Innovation in Lyme disease research and treatment with Rossana Magnotta

In this episode, Sarah speaks with Rossana Magnotta, who established the G. Magnotta Foundation in honour of her late husband, Gabe, who passed away after a courageous battle with Lyme disease. The G. Magnotta Foundation leads scientific research into Lyme disease at the University of Guelph in Ontario. Rossana tells Sarah that Gabe was an…

32. Past, present and future of Lyme disease in Canada with Jim Wilson of CanLyme

32. Past, present and future of Lyme disease in Canada with Jim Wilson of CanLyme

In today’s podcast, Sarah is joined by Jim Wilson, founder and President of CanLyme — the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation. After contracting Lyme disease 30 years ago in Nova Scotia, Canada, Jim dedicated his time and energy to improving the lives of Lyme patients and their families, helping to bring a balanced perspective of Lyme disease to the forefront.

31. A whole body approach to Lyme, with medical detective Dr. Kenneth Bock

31. A whole body approach to Lyme, with medical detective Dr. Kenneth Bock

Sarah explores an integrative approach to medicine with Dr. Kenneth Bock from the Hudson Valley, in New York. Dr. Bock’s natural curiosity, investigative approach, along with his appreciation for complex medical cases set the foundation for his integrative practice. His first Lyme patient in 1985 initially came in with a swollen toe that didn’t seem…

30. Understanding posttraumatic growth, with Dr. Richard Tedeschi

30. Understanding posttraumatic growth, with Dr. Richard Tedeschi

Posttraumatic growth is not only the topic of today’s podcast, it is also the process that birthed the Looking at Lyme podcast. Sarah explores posttraumatic growth with Dr. Richard Tedeschi, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of North Carolina, faculty member of the Posttraumatic Research Group and distinguished chair of the Boulder Crest Institute for Posttraumatic Growth.